Doteasy Wrongly Punishes Pixel Pusher

The internet is often stigmatized for its tyranny of the crowds but just the reverse can be true when it comes to spam.

David Friedman of Ironicsans, known among some for his pre-pixelated shirts for in case you stumble into a reality show, got his website down after someone complained to his host, Doteasy, that his site was sending spam.

The only problem was that Friedman he didn’t send any spam. After some sleuthing, he found that a guy had forwarded the pre-pixelated shirts notice to seven or eight of his friends, one of whom reported it as junk email.

So you know that when he tried switching out of Doteasy, his request was handled swiftly and flawlessly… read more below…

How one man sent one e-mail and took down my entire website. And he didn’t even know it.” [Ironic Sans]